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Sport 3 killed in shooting in auto shop
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The group of friends told investigators that the victim was supposed to meet up with them at a bar in Midtown later, but he had never made it there. HPD Homicide detectives would like any witnesses to step up and call them at 713-308-3600.

Sport Saudi Arabia bans Israeli chess players from world tournament, sparking outrage
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Israel's chess governing body is seeking compensation from the organizers of an worldwide chess competition in Saudi Arabia after its players were denied visas to participate in the tournament. Eizenberg said the Israeli federation is demanding that Saudi Arabia not be allowed to host the tournament in the next two years, as it is supposed to do.

Sport Hodgson says Palace hopes lie with Gunners misfiring
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It pains us to say it but the Premier League is no longer competitive - trophy wise at least - when City can blow the opposition away so soon into the season. Only Everton have managed to prevent City from chalking up a win in every one of their league clashes so far this term as the latter leaves their title rivals in the dirt with half the season to go.

Sport Substituting for Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray rusty on return in Abu Dhabi
Author: 0 Substituting for Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray rusty on return in Abu Dhabi

Former world number one Novak Djokovic has withdrawn from next week's Qatar Open tennis tournament. Although the Spaniard received a bye to the final, where he faces Kevin Anderson on Saturday , the tournament organisers approached Murray, a two-time Mubadala champion, to play an exhibition set against the world No 20 to give spectators an evening match with the advertised semi-final featuring Djokovic cancelled.

Sport Montella confirmed as new Sevilla boss
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Spanish Liga Santander club, Sevilla have confirmed that former AC Milan boss, Vincenzo Montella will be the man to replace Eduardo Berrizo as their new first team coach. Vincenzo Montella says he is relishing his "incredible opportunity" at Sevilla as "this is the ideal club for me to express my ideas". "No offer has arrived for N'Zonzi", Castro said.

Sport Coutinho 'looks for Barcelona home'
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Makes sense. Coutinho is enjoying arguably his best season for Liverpool since signing four years ago from Inter Milan and Klopp doesn't want to ruin that. I lived the same thing when I was in China. He is a very fast player, very agile, with a different technique, which gives many options for those who play in the centre of the field.

Sport Highlights from Warriors' loss to Hornets, 111-100
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But David West (10 points) was the only other Warrior in double figures. According to Anthony Slater of The Athletic , Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has expressed optimism that Curry is finally going to play on Saturday which would be the sharpshooter's first game since suffering a nasty ankle injury during a win against the New Orleans Pelicans back in December 4.

Sport The players that 'snubbed' Alexis Sanchez in Arsenal celebrations
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And Sanchez was spotted gesturing at a number of team-mates who clearly had no interest in patting him on the back. They haven't signed new contracts yet, that is something we are sure about, so you are not going to get money for them if they leave at the end of the season.

Sport Football World Lauds George Oppong Weah For Winning Liberia Presidential Elections
Author: 0 Football World Lauds George Oppong Weah For Winning Liberia Presidential Elections

Mr Weah succeeds the continent's first elected female head of state, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf , who took over at the helm of Africa's oldest republic in 2006. The 51-year-old starred at top-flight European football clubs Paris Saint-Germain and AC Milan in the 1990s before playing briefly in England for Chelsea and Manchester City later in his career.

Sport Bucks beat Thunder on controversial basket
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There was a quick stop in play to reset the clock, but because Antetokounmpo was not called out of bounds and the play did not involve another player possibly causing the ball to go out of bounds, the play could not be reviewed. But officiating crew chief Derrick Stafford said the play was not reviewable, since no whistle was blown. Wood was standing a couple feet from the play with Antetokounmpo.

Sport New Mexico State Football Wins First Bowl Game In 57 Years
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That response came courtesy of Savon Scarver , who found a seam on the subsequent kick return and took it up the sideline for a 96-yard house call. On defense, New Mexico State allowed 397.7 yards of total offence per game in addition to 30.5 points per game this season, giving up 27 points or more in 9 of their 12 games this season.

Sport Clippers' Griffin to be game-time decision against Lakers
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Our models project Wilson for 14.5 FanDuel points in 20.6 minutes of action against the Los Angeles Lakers. "He actually could", Rivers said before the Clippers' game against the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday, via ESPN . "Rusty" two days before his possible National Basketball Association return? "The first time I asked, [the training staff] said "no". So, it's all kind of subjective on how things go".

Sport Aggies looking for big win in Belk Bowl
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Wake Forest's defense stopped the Aggies on downs on their final drive to seal the win, which was no easy task considering Texas A&M's potent offense. 19, en route to a 7-5 finish. Last season's trip to the Military Bowl was the first time any of Wake Forest's players had experienced a bowl trip.

Sport Liverpool v Leicester City
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Now they have scored at least three goals in 11 of their last 14 matches. The Reds will head into Saturday's match at Anfield on the back of their 5-0 Boxing Day triumph over Swansea, while they have also confirmed the signing of Virgil van Dijk from Southampton for a club-record £75million.

Sport NBA Player Avery Bradley Paid Hush Money To Silence Sexual Assault Accuser
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The alleged incident took place in Cleveland in May when Bradley was a member of the Boston Celtics . According to the report, "the woman involved claimed Bradley sexually assaulted her while she was passed out drunk". Due to the terms of the contract, there was to be complete stealth surrounding it. Media procurement could give Bradley the OK to sue for breach of contract .

Sport Liverpool boss Klopp happy with 'brave' Brewster for revealing on-field racism
Author: 0 Liverpool boss Klopp happy with 'brave' Brewster for revealing on-field racism

You think it doesn't but obviously it happens all the time'. Then their player leaned over me, right down to my face and said: 'Suck my dick, you nigger, you negro'. They don't really care. Kick It Out, football's equality and inclusion organisation, has already hailed the teenager for speaking out and declared him "incredibly courageous".

Sport Can Kentucky stop Northwestern's running game?
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Northwestern enters the game with a 9-3 season, with losses to Duke, Wisconsin and Penn State. Benny Snell, RB, Kentucky: Snell is definitely one of the most underrated running backs in the country. What makes Johnson more effective is his ability to keep defenses off balance with his legs. The junior quarterback from nearby Wheaton, Ill., needed just 191 yards in the Music City Bowl to break 3,000 on the year, but his day was cut short.

Sport Dirk Koetter will return to coach Tampa Bay Buccaneers next season
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Tampa Bay's previous two head coaches were fired after two seasons: Lovie Smith went 8-24 in 2014-15 and Greg Schiano went 11-21 in 2012-13. Tight end Cameron Brate missed Wednesday's practice with a hip/knee injury, wide receiver Chris Godwin was also sidelined with an ankle injury and linebacker Devante Bond missed practice with an ankle injury as well.

Sport Johnny Manziel gets permission to play football next year
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Manziel's past certainly is checkered, but given the talent that is known to be there and the possible marketing incentive as well, it would not be surprising to see a team give him a chance. We also recognize Johnny Manziel for thus far demonstrating the attributes necessary to continue his career in our great league. In a statement released by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (CFL), it was announced that Manziel would be eligible to play in the league in ...

Sport Andrew Luck to meet media on Friday afternoon
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The quarterback said he did not receive any injections in his shoulder while in the Netherlands. Luck indicated that he went to Holland for rehabilitation, strength training and soft-tissue work with a therapist he has worked with in the past.

Sport Prez, PM congratulate Viswanathan Anand for winning World Chess title
Author: 0 Prez, PM congratulate Viswanathan Anand for winning World Chess title

Relieved after claiming his first rapid world title since 2003, Anand said he entered the tournament in a "pessimistic" frame of mind but managed to surprise himself and the world with an unbeaten campaign. What's interesting is that Anand wasn't even expected to be part of the event. I came here in a pessimistic frame of mind. He described the win against Carlsen as the crucial moment in the tournament.

Sport Cyborg, Nurmagomedov set as betting favourites on UFC 219 odds
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Holm, 36, was already one of the greatest female combat sports competitors when she entered mixed martial arts. Regardless, Cyborg is facing her most high profile opponent to date on New Year's Eve. And with the a lack of contenders at 145 pounds, she gets a chance to upset the odds once more and become the UFC's first female two-weight champion.

Sport Mark Hughes Says Jese Is Still In Stoke City Plans
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Chelsea have recently had Alvaro Morata and Marcos Alonso suspended for an accumulation of five yellow cards but they are back to face Stoke . The absence of Shawcross is a huge blow to the Potters as their centre back has played more minutes of Premier League football than any other player since 2008, making more than 300 appearances in the top-flight in the process.

Sport Tennis star Roger Federer makes friends with Rottnest Island quokka
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Federer was took the chance to make nice with a quokka. The 36-year-old shattered expectations and records by clinching the Australian Open and the Wimbledon to increase his Grand Slam tally to 19. "Obviously looking ahead to Melbourne, I really hope that Hopman Cup's going to give me everything I need here", Federer said of starting the season in Perth, where he and his 20-year-old partner will face Japan, Russia and the USA in group play.